Reflexology and Morton’s Neuroma

After several weeks of discomfort involving a “burning/poking of a needle sensation” and “walking on marbles” feeling, my mother was diagnosed with Morton’s neuroma – an enlarged nerve between the 3rd and 4th metatarsals that’s become entangled enough to resemble a tumor. The condition targets athletes mostly, but can also come from wearing high heels

Reflexology and Cancer

I’m always looking out for trends and innovations in reflexology. If reflexology and cancer isn’t the biggest one today, I don’t know what is. In the days of my early bodywork training (Polarity Therapy – yes, there was a time in my life before reflexology!), students were cautioned about working with cancer patients – even

Reflexology & the Lymphatic System

Most of us have experienced ‘swollen glands’ at one time or another. But many people don’t understand what glands are, or what they do. Properly called lymph glands – or to be really accurate lymph nodes – the glands are part of a network of tiny vessels known as the lymphatic system. What the lymphatic

Reflexology and Infertility

The versatility of reflexology never ceases to amaze me. Over the past several years I’ve seen an increase in the number of people who come to complementary and alternative medicine, for support of other treatments. Reflexology and Infertility is just one of them. In fact, it’s both men and women (and it should be both

Hand Reflexology and Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Every reflexologist needs to know about the carpal tunnel. It’s important because you’ll have clients that complain about it. Equally important – you want to avoid getting it yourself. And, if you already have it you need to be especially careful. You’ve heard me over and over again – I say that we reflexologists don’t